Graduate candidates who want to complete a Master’s degree in Special Education and add an endorsement in Behavior Disorders or Mild/Moderate Disabilities (Special Education), can select one of these programs.
Comprehensive examinations are offered with a computer option. Students must use the supplied software (Microsoft Word) and sign a computer option agreement form acknowledging that the normal sounds and other conditions associated with such an environment will be an accepted part of the testing conditions.
Upon completion of the course work listed on the plan of study, students register for comprehensive exams. All work for “incompletes” must be completed and grades posted prior to the exam registration deadline. Students must complete a Comprehensive Exam form and turn it into their advisor. Once your advisor approves you to sit for comps, you will be emailed a list of study topics. Questions should be directed to the candidates advisor.
|Semester||Registration Date||Exam Date|
|Summer||2 weeks prior to exam||1st Saturday in July|
|Fall||2 weeks prior to exam||2nd Saturday in Novemeber|
|Spring||2 weeks prior to exam||1st Saturday in April|
All candidates in this department must obtain the permission of their academic adviser prior to applying for and registering for student teaching/practicum. All candidates must complete one (or more) student teaching/practicum or externship experience as part of their preparation. This experience must be an all-day, 16 week experience in the endorsement area. Admission to a student teaching/practicum is by application only.
Internship Application Deadlines:
Spring - October 1
Fall - February 15
Graduate In-service Internship Application (completing internship in your own classroom)
Graduate Internship Application (need a classroom placement)